Laity

La"i*ty

(l"*t), n. [See Lay, a.] 1. The people, as distinguished from the clergy; the body of the people not in orders.
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A rising up of the laity against the sacerdotal caste.
Macaulay.
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2. The state of a layman. [Obs.] Ayliffe.
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3. Those who are not of a certain profession, as law or medicine, in distinction from those belonging to it.
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